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Prominent Catholics Ask Pope to Fire Anti-Gay Archbishop | The Bilerico Project
Society & Culture  (tags: Catholics, Homophobia, Archbishop Cordileone, revolt in Catholic Church, San Francisco, liberal Catholics, ultra-conservative Catholics, divisiveness, masturbation, sodomy, abortion, Catholic schools, Catholic teaching, Pope Francis, Pope Benedict )

BMutiny
- 12 hours ago - bilerico.com
A group of over 100 prominent San Francisco-area Catholics - including major donors - is calling on Pope Francis to replace Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, head of the San Francisco Archdiocese and a notorious homophobe, in a full-page ad in SF paper
Remains Found in 1986 Identified as Missing River Rouge Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, activists, missing person )

Kristi
- 1 day ago - thenewsherald.com
The Monroe County SheriffâEUR(TM)s office has identified a body found in Exeter Township in December 1986 as a missing River Rouge woman, Ruth Sharon Hoffman. She remained a "Jane Doe" until 2013. Remember the petition here at Care 2? Here's the results
Pippa Middleton Slammed for Eating Whale Meat
Society & Culture  (tags: whale meatm Pippa Middleton, ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS, activists, celebrity, culture, humans, media, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - msn.com
Pippa Middleton has been slammed by animal-rights activists for writing about eating whale meat in her newspaper column
Muslims in Europe: Questions and Answers
Society & Culture  (tags: Europe, Muslims, misconceptions, facts, religion, politics, society, culture )

Evelyn
- 21 hours ago - enar-eu.org
As anti-Muslim manifestations increase in Europe, particularly in the aftermath of the Paris and Copenhagen attacks, we clarify some misconceptions and answer some of the most frequent questions about Muslims in Europe.
Pledge to Stand Up for Women and Girls
Society & Culture  (tags: girls, women, violence, human rights, violation, abuse, children, humans, rights, safety, society, world )

Lone
- 15 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Violence against women is one of the most prevalent human rights violations around the world...One in THREE women worldwide has been abusedâEUR"either sexually, physically, or psychologically.
Homelessness Is Not a Crime âEUR" and Neither Is Feeding the Hungry!
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, feeding the hungry, banning, homeless, jail, abuse, culture, ethics, humans, sadness, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - act.watchdog.net
Thirty-three cities already ban or are considering banning giving food to homeless people âEUR" and some are threatening to throw people in jail if they're caught feeding the hungry.
TAKE ACTION: Time for Congress to Say No to Discrimination Against Gays
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, gayrights, discrimination, society, law )

Dogan
- 9 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Tell Congress: ItâEUR(TM)s time to step in against state-based hate and pass a resolution opposing discrimination against gays.
Afghan Men Don Burqas And March For Women's Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: Afghanistan, Kabul, burqa, men, protest, GBV, violence against women, Human Rights, gender inequality )

Evelyn
- 20 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
A group of Afghan men marched through the capital, Kabul, on Thursday to draw attention to women's rights by donning head-to-toe burqas that for many people worldwide have come to symbolize the suppression of women.
What to Do When a Hate Group Shows Up Outside Your Mosque
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, culture, freedoms, religion, rights, society, violence, women )

Cheryl A.
- 15 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Here is the Hate Preacher who travels around Arizona claiming to be converting people to Christianity. He tears up a Holy Quran, stomps and spits on it while he spits out hate. What do you do if he shows up at your Mosque, Synagogue or Temple? Peace
The Shocking Picture of Veronica Bolina
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, violence, corruption, gayrights, crime )

Olga
- 14 hours ago - brasilpost.com.br
It is shocking the picture of Veronica Bolina,a Brazilian travesti ,sitting in the courtyard of a prison in Sao Paulo with his hands cuffed, disfigured face and breasts out.
The Government WonâEUR(TM)t Track Police Killings, So This 24-Year-Old Took the Lead
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, humans, society, violence, abuse, americans, law, rights )

Anna
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
Three activists noticed the lack of data on police killings and decided to take matters into their own hands.
Religulous Ending   video
Society & Culture  (tags: society, world, abuse, dishonesty, freedoms, ethics, religion )

Yusuf
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Thank you Bill Maher I'm so glad I'm an atheist
Vatican Ends Battle With U.S. Catholic Nuns' Group - NYTimes.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: Vatican, Catholic Church, Catholic Nuns, Feminism, Feminist Nuns, abortion, same-sex marriage, Church Doctrine, radical feminist nuns, social injustice and poverty, Pope Francis, Pope Benedict, Leadership Conference, Catholic Sisters, Nuns on the Bus )

BMutiny
- 11 hours ago - nytimes.com
Vatican doctrinal office had said the sisters were promoting "radical feminist themes incompatible with the Catholic faith." It also accused the nuns of spending more time working against poverty and social injustice than abortion & same-sex marriage.
So You're About To Become A Minority ... ~ HUMOR ~ SATIRE ~ VIDEO   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, society, 'white people', minority, humor, satire, humans, interesting, rights, freedoms, culture )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - youtu.be
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, white people have another 30 years to enjoy being America's majority race. But come 2045, the white population will make up less than 50 percent of the American population for the first time ever.
Teachers Resignation Letter My Profession No Longer Exists
Society & Culture  (tags: teachers, quitting, common core, demeaning, corporate think )

Dandelion
- 1 hour ago - dailykos.com
Increasingly teachers are speaking out against school reforms that they believe are demeaning their profession, and some are simply quitting because they have had enough.
International Justice System
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Trafficking, abuse, children, corruption, crime, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - facebook.com
VIDEO : How human trafficking works, captured brilliantly - and soberingly - by MTV EXIT. It'll be 4 minutes of time well spent. (Song: 'Broken Dreamers' by Paris-based artist B i r k i i)
CNN: Women in the World: Where the U.S. Falters in Quest for Equality - SEE VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: gender equality, rights, gaps, US, inequalities )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - edition.cnn.com
If you imagine countries where women and girls have it worst, the United States probably doesn't come to mind. We prefer to think of our country as an example of what is possible. But there are ways in which the United States lags behind other nations -
Indigenous Wayuu Children Dying From Corruption and a Stolen River in Colombia
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, children, death, child, corruption, government, rights )

Claudia
- 1 day ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Thousands of Wayuu children are starving and dying of thirst in northern Colombia as a result of the governmentâEUR(TM)s damming of the Rancheria River which diverted the water to big farms, mines and wealthier areas according to activists.
Israel to Apply Absentees' Property Law in East Jerusalem
Society & Culture  (tags: Stop The Wall, Israel Absentees' Property Law, ethnic cleansing, East Jerusalem, West Bank, Int'l Law violations, Palestinian land rights, occupation of Palestine, landthefts-seizure, media, internet, law, news, activists, americans, world, usa, abuse, so )

Jess
- 11 hours ago - english.pnn.ps
According to Stop The Wall organization, The Absentees' Property Law (1950) is one of Israel's major legal instruments for seizing Palestinian property.
Man Creates Shoes That Grow So Poor Kids Don't Outgrow Them - UNILAD
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, fashion )

Glenn
- 6 hours ago - unilad.co.uk
This could revolutionize fashion it could be done on other clothing.
10 Women Get Real About Why They Don't Want Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: women, children, family )

Glenn
- 5 hours ago - yahoo.com
Can you think of more reasons?
TAKE ACTION: Ride the Equal Pay Day Wave
Society & Culture  (tags: Pay Equity )

Dogan
- 5 hours ago - salsa4.salsalabs.com
Your efforts to highlight the issue of wage equality around the country leading up to and on Equal Pay Day were incredible. Thank you for organizing to win Paycheck Fairness!
10 Myths Many Religious People Hold About Atheists, Debunked | Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, humans, culture, ethics, society )

EARTHDAY
- 5 hours ago - alternet.org
Atheists are moral, loving and multicultural. At least we're more popular than the Tea-Party ;)
Hate Preacher Has Expanded His Message to Include Mosque Attendees
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, culture, dishonesty, religion, sadness, society, women, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
What happened to the Message of love that Jesus taught? How can anyone preach the gospel of the Christ and yet hurl stones at their neighbors? Perhaps we really don't love the same deity? What a thought! Peace.
Giving Veterans a Voice
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, government, politics, activists, culture, society, violence, world )

James
- 14 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Sitting with his son looking through photographs, Garland Denny has plenty to show for all his hard work on behalf of veterans.
Israelis: Who Is Jesus to You?   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Judaism, Jesus, Messiah, Torah, opinions )

Evelyn
- 11 hours ago - youtu.be
People ask Israeli Jews questions. The documentary maker goes out and asks random people to answer. He is running a project, inviting questions to be asked.
Children's Army of Hamas   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Hamas, children soldiers, UNRWA )

David
- 10 hours ago - youtube.com
A video showing Hamas training Jihad to their children
 

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